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Representative Committee of the Islamic Community in Tay Ninh province celebrates Ramadan festival

Every year on the 9th month of the Islamic calendar, Islamic followers in the world celebrate the holy month of Ramadan (comparing with the calendar, the fasting month this year begin earlier, from June 28 to July 28, 2014)

An Giang province: Cham ethnic people celebrate Ramadan festival

On June 25 2014, at Mubarak mosque, Chau Giang village, Chau Phong commune, Tan Chau town, An Giang province, Mr. Vũ Trọng Hữu, Director of Department of Culture and Social Affairs under the Southwest Steering Committee and An Giang Islam Representative Committee and Islamic followers celebrated the fasting month of Ramadan festival

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha delegation visits Son Ca island

On June 23, 2014 the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) held a ceremony to install the Buddha statute presented by PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng at Linh Son pagoda (Son Ca island under Truong Sa islands).

Government Committee for Religious Affairs celebrates Vietnam’s Revolutionary Press Day

On June 21, 1925, the Thanh Nien (Youth) Newspaper was established by President Ho Chi Minh, laying the foundation of Vietnam’s revolutionary press.

Soc Trang fosters Buddhist administrative knowledge and abbot profession

On June 15th, 2014, the Executive Board of Soc Trang’s Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) organized a training course for fostering Buddhist administrative knowledge and abbot profession for 215 Buddhist dignitaries, monks and nuns ... from the pagodas, temples, and shrines in the province.

The ground-breaking ceremony held for construction of Xa Tac pagoda

On June 17th, at Xa Tac relic temple, Mong Cai city (Quang Ninh), the Executive Board of the provincial Vietnam Buddhist Sangha held a ground-breaking ceremony for construction of Xa Tac pagoda and prayers for peace in the East Sea. 

Ha Tinh: Fostering knowledge of security and defense for religious deacons

Implementing the Decision 817/QD-BQP dated 27/3/2009 of Ministry of Defense on promulgating the program for fostering knowledge of security and defense for religious deacons, Board of Security and Defense Education at Huong Khe district held a security and defense training workshop for religious deacons in the district.

Sovereignty steles in Spratly island recognized as national relics.

According to Khanh Hoa’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism signed a decision to recognize the sovereignty steles at Song Tu Tay island (Song Tu Tay commune) and Nam Yen island (Sinh Ton commune) in the Spratly island as national historic relics.

Ensuring security and order in Northwest region

On June 21, 2014, at Bac Kan province, the Northwest Steering Committee held a meeting on ensuring order and security in the four provinces Cao Bang, Bac Kan, Tuyen Quang and Thai Nguyen. Deputy PM  Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, Head of  the Northwest Steering Committee chaired the meeting. 

Long Khánh Protestant Church at Xuan An Ward, Long Khanh town holds ceremony for the appointment of its superintendent

On June 13rd, 2014, at Long Khanh Protestant Church (Xuan An ward, Long Khanh town), the Representatives Board of Dong Nai’s General Confederation of Evangelical Churches of Vietnam (Southern) held a ceremony for the appointment of Pastor Phan Đình Hảo as its new Superintendent.

Soc Trang implements the housing project for the poor

On June 14th, 2014, at Ke Sach Protestant church, the Representative Board of Soc Trang’s Protestantism in collaboration with the Social Health Committee of the Confederation of Evangelical Churches as of Vietnam (Southern) held a meeting with the Social Health Board of Churches (chapters) in the province to assess the clean water project implemented in the province in April and May this year, including 10 Sawyer water filters, 2 manual digging wells, 8 drill wells and 4 water filter systems with a total budget of 130 million VND.

Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex becomes dual world heritage

Meeting all natural and cultural criteria, Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex was recognized as the world cultural and natural heritage by UNESCO and became the first dual world heritage in Vietnam.

The pagoda has the most ancient soil statues in Vietnam

Experiencing through many floods, the ancient statutes in Nom pagoda, Hung Yen province still remain intact and preserve its cover lacquered with gold.

Tien Giang province: stone-laying ceremony for a new mosque

On June 23 2014, the Management Board of Caodai commune in Ward 4, Go Cong town under Caodai Tay Ninh Church held a stone-laying ceremony for the reconstruction of its mosque.

Protestantism in Dong Thap and Binh Thuan provinces organize summer camps for youth

Within the annual working program, Dong Nai and Binh Thuan provinces’ Protestant Representative Board in collaboration with Juvenile Committee of the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (South) organized summer camps for Protestant youth in the localities. 

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